Eddyville, California

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Coordinates: 40°46′50″N 124°04′36″W / 40.78056°N 124.07667°W / 40.78056; -124.07667

Eddyville
Former settlement
Eddyville is located in California
Eddyville
Eddyville
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°46′50″N 124°04′36″W / 40.78056°N 124.07667°W / 40.78056; -124.07667
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 36 ft (11 m)

Eddyville is a former settlement in Humboldt County, California.[1] It was located 6.5 miles (10 km) south of Arcata,[2] at an elevation of 36 feet (11 m).[1] It still appeared on maps as of 1942.[1]

Eddyville was founded in 1916 as the original lumber camp for the Pacific Lumber Company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eddyville, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 54. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.